The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 32 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Spring 17 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.69% 0.85% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.68% 4.35% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 2
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£290 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.29% -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
Spring
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
91 69 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.74% 19.60% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 15
Average daily rate £340 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Northamptonshire region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -3 5 £358 -22.70% 1
Corby - 2 £313 -
Spring
East Midlands

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring.

1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) JBoss
3 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (60.00%) Java EE
5 14 (56.00%) MVC
6 13 (52.00%) Spring MVC
7 12 (48.00%) Web Services
8 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (44.00%) JUnit
8 11 (44.00%) Hibernate
8 11 (44.00%) SOA
8 11 (44.00%) Subversion
8 11 (44.00%) Maven
9 10 (40.00%) JSP
10 9 (36.00%) Oracle
10 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
11 7 (28.00%) JPA
12 6 (24.00%) hybris
12 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
12 6 (24.00%) EMV
13 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 5 (20.00%) Ant
13 5 (20.00%) Linux
13 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
13 5 (20.00%) BDD
13 5 (20.00%) TDD
14 4 (16.00%) UNIX
14 4 (16.00%) HTML
14 4 (16.00%) CSS
15 3 (12.00%) Struts

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (72.00%) JBoss
2 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) JUnit
1 11 (44.00%) Subversion
1 11 (44.00%) Maven
2 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.00%) Ant
3 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) Mockito
5 1 (4.00%) Gradle
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 18 (72.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Java EE
2 13 (52.00%) Spring MVC
3 12 (48.00%) Web Services
4 11 (44.00%) Hibernate
5 10 (40.00%) JSP
6 7 (28.00%) JPA
7 4 (16.00%) HTML
7 4 (16.00%) CSS
8 3 (12.00%) J2EE
8 3 (12.00%) Struts
8 3 (12.00%) JBoss Seam
8 3 (12.00%) RESTful
9 2 (8.00%) HTML5
9 2 (8.00%) REST
9 2 (8.00%) CSS3
9 2 (8.00%) XHTML
9 2 (8.00%) Ajax
9 2 (8.00%) jQuery
9 2 (8.00%) JSON
10 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) EMV
2 2 (8.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) MVC
3 11 (44.00%) SOA
4 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.00%) Microservices
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) hybris
3 3 (12.00%) Endeca